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  • Bethlehem Personal Injury Lawyers

    Pursuing Compensation for Injured Victims in and Around Bethlehem

    No matter how careful we may be, injuries can still arise from the negligence of others. To an injured individual, the piling medical bills and time out of work may seem out of control, but an experienced Bethlehem personal injury lawyer can help seek the compensation you need and deserve. At Galfand Berger LLP, our skilled team of lawyers has won compensation for individuals in the following areas:

    Construction Accidents

    It is a known fact that workers in this field are at a greater risk for injury than any other. Construction accidents are generally due to faulty equipment, forklift accidents, electrocution, and negligence. Workers who sustain injuries in construction accidents should know that they may be eligible for benefits and compensation.

    Hand Injuries

    Hand injuries are very prevalent in workers on the assembly line. Workers generally sustain hand injuries like crushed bones or lost fingers from unprotected nip points or pinch points on conveyor belts and other forms of machinery.

    Medical Malpractice

    Despite years of intensive schooling and training, even medical professionals are prone to medical mistakes due to negligence or lack of care. Yearly, thousands of American patients are victims of medical malpractice, whether it is a misdiagnosis, early dismissal, or wrong prescription, Bethlehem medical malpractice lawyers at Galfand Berger can fight to ensure that you receive adequate compensation for your losses.

    Nursing Home Negligence

    Many families decide to entrust the care of older members to the geriatric specialists at a nursing home. Sadly, instances of neglect and abuse are all too common in these nursing homes. Nursing home negligence not only betrays the trust of families, it also hurts those they love.

    Personal Injury

    Personal injury suits are wide-ranging, encompassing injuries sustained in a dog bite attack to a car accident. There are many variables of law at play in a personal injury suit and accidents can result in the following injuries:

    • Brain and Head injuries
    • Neck and Back injuries
    • Nerve injuries
    • Fractures
    • Muscle strains and sprains
    • Ligament injuries
    • Joint injuries, including shoulder and knee tears
    • Burn injuries
    • Scars and Disfigurement
    • Eye injuries/Loss of Vision
    • Altered Smell and Taste
    • Paralysis
    • Paraplegic/Quadriplegic
    • Amputation/Loss of Limb
    • TMJ & Other Dental Injuries
    • Emotional or Psychological Distress
    • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

    Premises Liability

    Under premises liability law, property owners can be held liable for injuries sustained on their property. Some of the common types of accidents involving premises liability laws include slip and fall accidents, swimming pool accidents and amusement park accidents.

    Products Liability

    Often, defective or poorly-designed products can lead to personal injuries. Manufacturers can be held liable for the products they sell. Things from power tools to flammable clothing can be citied as being unsafe or defective products.

    Social Security Disability

    Individuals who need to apply for benefits through Social Security disability may find that the process is more complex than they initially thought. It is not uncommon for individuals to have their benefits denied after their first application. The aid of a skilled Bethlehem Social Security disability lawyer, can ensure that benefits are granted. If benefits have been denied, an individual has 60 days to appeal it. It is advised that they do this with the guidance of legal counsel.

    Workers’ Compensation

    Following a workplace injury an individual may find the Workers’ Compensation process imposing and impossible to navigate. Dealing with what may be a life-altering injury is stressful enough. Our Bethlehem Workers’ Compensation lawyers can make the filing process for Workers’ Compensation smooth and stress-free for our clients, allowing them to focus on their recovery.

    If you have suffered an injury in the Bethlehem area, our skilled Bethlehem personal injury lawyers at Galfand Berger LLP are waiting to fight for your rights and hold the negligent parties responsible. Whether they are a business, manufacturer, employer, or otherwise, those responsible for injuries should be held accountable. Contact us online, or call our offices in Bethlehem-Allentown at 610-865-0140 or toll-free at 1-800-222-8792.